These comments are submitted on behalf of a group of economists working on issues relating to the efficiency and equity impacts of water pricing and water consumer behavior more generally. We hope that these comments will be useful as an input to the California State Water Resources Control Board (“Board”) in the design of the Low-Income Water Rate Assistance Program (“W-LIRA”).
Press Release — Apr 30, 2019
New Episode from Resources Radio on Protecting Louisiana's Coast, with Denise Reed
Working Paper — Apr 18, 2019
What is a Fish Out of Water? The Economics Behind the Joint Management of Water Resources and Aquatic Species in the United States
This paper reviews the economics literature on management problems involving linked water resources and aquatic species.
Press Release — Mar 27, 2019